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Turning Emotions into Art with AI

Alexander Reben SM ’10 creates paintings based on his reaction to photos, all without picking up a paint brush.
Julie Fox Slice of MIT

What’s Cool about Science? Ask Physics Girl

When Dianna Cowern ’11 graduated, she was unsure of her next step—so unsure that she made a video about it entitled “What to do with a physics degree…”
Julie Fox MIT Technology Review


Podcast: In Praise of Wasting Time with MIT Professor Alan Lightman

MIT Professor Alan Lightman believes unstructured time that allows our minds to roam freely can lead to more creativity. “We need a new mental attitude that values our inner reflection, values stillness, values privacy, values personal reflection—that honors the inner self.” Listen to his lecture.
Jay London